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The Long March: The True History of Communist China's Founding Myth

Sun Shuyun - History - 2010 - 304 pages
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Shakespeare and Modern Culture

Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The First Person and Other Stories

Ali Smith - Fiction - 2011 - 224 pages
Ali Smith and the short story are made for each other. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency

Randall Kennedy - Social Science - 2011 - 288 pages
Timely—as the 2012 presidential election nears—and controversial, here is the first book by a major African-American public intellectual on racial politics and the Obama presidency.
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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

Daniel Leonard Everett - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 300 pages
Although Daniel Everett was a missionary, far from converting the Pirahas, they converted him.
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The Challenge for Africa

Wangari Maathai - Social Science - 2009 - 190 pages
Infused with her unique luminosity of spirit, Wangari Maathai’s remarkable story of courage, faith, and the power of persistence is destined to inspire generations to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
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Will the Boat Sink the Water?: The Life of China's Peasants

Chen Guidi, Guidi Chen, Wu Chuntao - History - 2007 - 257 pages
Told principally through four dramatic narratives of paricular Anhui people, Will the Boat Sink the Water? gives voice to the unheard masses and looks beneath the gloss of the new China to find the truth of daily life for its vast ...
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The Lost Daughters of China: Adopted Girls, Their Journey to America, and ...

Karin Evans - Family & Relationships - 2008 - 400 pages
Also new to this edition is a riveting chapter in which she describes her return to China in 2000 to adopt her second daughter who was nearly three at the time.
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Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World

Margaret MacMillan - History - 2007 - 404 pages
Weaving together fascinating anecdotes and insights, an understanding of Chinese and American history, and the momentous events of an extraordinary time, this brilliantly written book looks at one of the transformative moments of the ...
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China: Empire of Living Symbols

Cecilia Lindqvist - FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY - 2009 - 448 pages
In this unparalleled and deeply researched book, Cecilia Lindqvist tells the story of these characters and shows how their shapes and concepts have permeated all of Chinese thought, architecture, art, and culture.
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Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China

Philip P. Pan - History - 2008 - 448 pages
From the rusting factories in the industrial northeast to a tabloid newsroom in the booming south, from a small-town courtroom to the plush offices of the nation's wealthiest tycoons, he tells the gripping stories of ordinary men and women ...
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